Gian Ferretti  
Gian  Ferretti

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Cascina, Italy

Event:
Throws


06/10/2015

Ferretti, Deng Notch All-America Performances

The Gophers have now boasted an All-American for five-straight years at the NCAA outdoor meet.

06/08/2015

Four Gophers Bound for NCAA Championships

Goaner Deng (800 meters), Luke Johnson (shot put), Gian Ferretti (hammer throw) and Luca Wieland (decathlon) will represent the Maroon & Gold at the national championship meet.

05/31/2015

Gophers Close Out NCAA Regional

Minnesota will send four competitors to the NCAA Track & Field Championships, June 10-13, in Eugene, Ore.

05/29/2015

Three Gophers Punch Tickets to Oregon

Goaner Deng, Gian Ferretti and Luke Johnson advanced to the NCAA championships next month in Eugene, Ore.

05/27/2015

Gophers Bound for NCAA Regional at Texas

Fifteen Gophers will be in NCAA regional action this weekend at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas.

06/11/2015

2015 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships

2015 NCAA Division I Track & Field Championships

05/17/2015

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Men's Track and Field at Big Ten Track 05.17.15

Ferretti's Personal Records

2015 | JUNIOR SEASON

Indoor: Hit a personal record at the 2015 Minnesota Open in which he placed second with a throw of 20.79 meters (68-03 ft.) • at the 2015 Jack Johnson Classic placed second in the weight throw with a toss of 20.56 meters (67-05.50) • placed 2nd in the weight throw with a toss of 19.84 meters (65-01.25) at the 2015 Snowshoe Open • at the 2015 B1G Indoor Championship, competed in the weight throw with a mark of 20.85 meters (68-05.00). Outdoor: At the 2015 Baldy Castillo Invitational set a new school record in the hammer throw with a mark of 68.94 meters (226-02.00 ft.) to win the event; the throw stands currently as the best in the nation • at the 2015 Texas Invitational won the hammer throw with a mark of 66.17 meters (217-01.00)• won the hammer throw at the 2015 Carleton Relays with a throw of 67.48 meters (221-05.00) • at the 2015 Triton Invitational finished third in the hammer throw with a mark of 64.93 meters • at the 2015 Musco Twilight Invitational finished second in the hammer with a throw of 66.50 meters (218-02.50).

2014 | SOPHOMORE SEASON
Indoor: At the 2014 Jack Johnson Classic finished second in the weight throw with a mark of 19.71 meters (64-08.00) while competing unattached. Placed 4th in the weight throw at the Snowshoe Open with a throw of 19.97 meters (65-06.75) unattached. Outdoor: At the Hamline Invitational unattached finished second in the hammer with a throw of 58.14 meters (190-09) • won the hammer unattached at the Holst Invitational with a throw of 63.15 meters (207-02) • at the Carleton Relays placed first in the hammer with a throw of 65.46 meters (214-09)• won the hammer throw unattached at the Tom Cat Twilight with a throw of 62.91 meters (206-05)  won the hammer unattached at the SMU Cardinal Open with a throw of 63.14 meters (207-02) • won the hammer unattached at the Musco Twilight with a throw of 67.10 meters (220-02) • won the hammer unattached at the Mark Messersmith Invite with a throw of 67.92 meters (220-10) • won the hammer unattached at the UW-La Crosse Qualifier with a throw of 62.82 meters (205-05).

PERSONAL
Communications Major. • Hometown: Capannoli, Italy. • Transferred from the University of Pisa. • Son of Nicola Ferretti and Lacesssia Morelli. • Has a sister, Maria Ferretti. • Enjoys photography. • Won the Italian Youth Championship (2008), Italian Junior Champ (2009), Italian U23 Championship (2012). • Competed in the European Junior Championships (2010) and European U23 (2012).